Famous Authentic Chinese Recipe : Deep-fried Mandarin Fish Pieces
320g mandarin fish fillet
1 chicken egg
Adequate amount each of cornstarch solution, MSG, flour, five spice powder and refined salt
1.28 kg sesame oil, (40g consumed)
Wash the mandarin fish fillet clean, absorb water away with clean cloth and cut it into pieces like gills 5cm long, 4 ½ cm wide and ½ cm thick.
Beat chicken egg in bowl, add five-spice powder, refined salt, flour, MSG and cornstarch solution, stir them into paste, dip the fish pieces evenly in it and coat both sides of each piece evenly with breadcrumb.
Heating the pot, pouring sesame oil in and heating it until 70 percent hot, deep fry the fish pieces in it for 2 minutes, reduce the fire to medium heat, deep-fry them for 2 minutes more until they float on the surface of the oil and turn golden yellow, the coating becomes brown and crisp and the fillet becomes loose and soft, scoop them out, lay them in a plate and pour red serving sauce over for serving. Get one saucer for Worcestershire sauce ready for sipping when eating.